Pumps Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Q1 2024

Track the main pump-related M&A activity during the first three months of 2024 through our original coverage on the World Pumps website.

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• Atlas Copco completes acquisition of Kracht

Kracht GmbH, the German manufacturer of external gear pumps, fluid measurement, valves, hydraulic drives and dosing systems, is now part of Atlas Copco Group.


DXP Enterprises grows its Water platform with strategic acquisition

DXP Enterprises Inc has acquired Hennesy Mechanical Sales LLC, a distributor and manufacturers’ representative in the municipal water and wastewater treatment market providing industrial pump sales, service, and repair in Arizona, New Mexico and West Texas.


ABB expands in smart water management with optical sensor company acquisition

ABB is acquiring Real Tech, a Canadian supplier of optical sensor technology that enables real-time water monitoring and testing.


ITT closes acquisition of Svanehøj

ITT Inc has completed its acquisition of Svanehøj Group A/S, the Danish supplier of customized critical liquid and cryogenic pumps for the marine sector.


Wilo UK expands in pump servicing with acquisition of Arfon Rewinds

Wilo UK has acquired Arfon Rewinds Limited (trading as Arfon Engineering Services) in a move that extends the company’s service capability in key water management operations, including installation, repair, condition monitoring, and general pump maintenance.


DXP Enterprises acquires Kappe Associates

DXP Enterprises Inc has acquired Kappe Associates Inc, a US distributor and manufacturers’ representative of pumps, controls and process equipment for the water and wastewater industry.


Workdry International acquires Vanderkamp Group

Workdry International, parent company of Selwood and Siltbuster, has acquired Vanderkamp Group, a Netherlands-based temporary pumping solutions specialist.


Pleuger expands further in North American market

Motor and pump manufacturer Pleuger has acquired AVI International, a Connecticut, USA-based specialist in the upgrade, repair, and service of rotating equipment.


ChampionX acquires Artificial Lift Performance to expand digital solutions portfolio

Oilfield technology and services company ChampionX Corp has acquired Artificial Lift Performance Limited (ALP), a provider of analytics solutions for enhancing oil and gas production performance.


DXP Enterprises acquires Pro-Seal

DXP Enterprises Inc has completed the acquisition of Pro-Seal Inc, a US distributor of pumping systems, fluid sealing and related seal support systems and other industrial pumping equipment and services and lubricants.